Energy | local | Environment | NewsThe Coos Bay World | April 21, 2017 2:51 p.m. | Coos County, Oregon
Opponents to a proposed ballot measure that threatens pipeline and liquid natural gas projects are funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars into Coos County to ensure that the ordinance fails.
Land | NW Life | News | Fish & Wildlife | Energy | EnvironmentOPB | April 20, 2017 10:37 a.m.
The Washington Department of Ecology wants more information before deciding whether to approve a shoreline permit for a controversial methanol refinery in Kalama.
Energy | local | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | April 11, 2017 4:45 p.m.
The NRC said the Columbia Generating Station in southeast Washington improperly packaged, mislabeled and shipped too-hot radioactive waste.
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Life In A Town For Sale | Education Goals In The Oregon Legislature | Prison Lockdown | Oregon Dept. Of EnergyOPB | April 10, 2017 noon
A small town in Southern Oregon is for sale. What are the legislature's statewide education goals? How does the Oregon Dept. of Corrections handle riots? An overhaul of the state Department of Energy is being proposed.
Politics | Energy | local | Environment | NewsAP | March 31, 2017 2:11 p.m. | Olympia, Washington
The version that passed Thursday would raise the tax that is collected on crude oil received by vessel or trains by 2.5 cents a barrel, from 4 cents to 6.5 cents.
Energy | local | Environment | NewsAP | March 11, 2017 3:02 p.m. | Richland, Washington
Demolition of a major plutonium plant at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state has resumed after radioactive contamination was detected in a rubble pile.
NW Life | Energy | local | Environment | NewsAP | Feb. 7, 2017 3:45 p.m. | Seattle
The Seattle City Council has voted to cut ties with banking giant Wells Fargo over its role as a lender to the Dakota Access pipeline project as well as other business practices.
Climate change | News | Economy | Nation | local | Politics | Business | Election | Energy | EnvironmentAP | Jan. 22, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Honolulu
President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind power, and his nominee to head the Energy Department was once highly skeptical of the agency's value. What this means for states' efforts to promote renewable energy is an open question.
Communities from Oregon to New York may be clamoring to get nuclear waste out of their backyards, but one small town in west Texas is actively vying to store it.
Energy | local | Environment | NewsOPB | Dec. 14, 2016 4:16 p.m. | Portland
The Portland City Council adopted a package of bills Wednesday aimed at reducing the city’s reliance on fossil fuels and cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Energy | local | Environment | NewsThe Coos Bay World | Dec. 9, 2016 3:19 p.m.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission decided in March to deny a permission to build a 234-mile-long interstate pipeline that would end in an export terminal in Jordan Cove.
Water | Energy | local | Environment | NewsAP | Oct. 27, 2016 12:47 p.m. | Cannon Ball, North Dakota
Armed soldiers and law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and driving trucks, military Humvees and buses moved in Thursday to force Dakota Access pipeline protesters off private land.
A project in Oregon’s Klamath County is aiming to complement renewable energy development in the Northwest by creating a giant water battery.
For decades, artifacts of life and work from the Manhattan Project and Cold War era at Hanford have been locked away. Now, these historical items are headed to museums and schools.
Carina Miller, a Warm Springs tribal council member, took in the back-and-forth Dakota Access Pipeline news all while driving back to Oregon from the protest.